The California Democrat, Maxine Waters, gave a speech over the weekend where she mockingly said she threatens Trump supporters all the time. Somehow this was in defense of Maxine’s nasty rally in June where she encouraged her voters to harass White House staff members and Trump supporters.
Though Waters claims that she was not threatening Trump supporters or constituents when she called on liberals to harass them in public, she fails to understand how the world works. People can only take so much and if your party is unhinged, it isn’t wise to invite them to confront anyone.
Waters said she was not threatening Trump supporters or constituents when she called on people to confront Trump Cabinet members and supporters in June — and said Trump was wrong to accuse her of doing so at the time.
“I did not threaten [Trump] constituents and supporters. I do that all the time, but I didn’t do that that time,” Waters said to laughter from a crowd in Los Angeles.
Again, this is from the politician that says she doesn’t condone violence of any kind, right? Technically, threats aren’t violent alone but they can quickly lead to acts of violence. Not to mention as unstable as her voters are – it’s a short trip to crazy town.
“What bothered me so much was, they tried to frame that as violence,” Waters continued. “That’s not violence.”
“The poster child for violence is the president of the United States. He’s the one who threatens,” she explained. “Don’t forget at his rallies, when he said go ahead and beat them up, I’ll take them out on a stretcher.”
“I do not advocate violence,” she said. “I do not believe you should hit, kick, shoot.”
“We have to tell people the difference between violence and incivility and protesting,” Waters added.
“I said, if you see them anywhere, if you see them in a restaurant, if you see them in a department store, even at a gasoline station, just tell them, you’re not welcome here or anywhere,” Waters recalled in the weekend remarks.
“Of course it frightened a lot of people,” she added.
The Democrat leadership is doing its utmost to play down the prospect of impeaching the President. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said in June that impeachment is “not the path the party should go on,” claiming it’s a “divisive issue” and “not a priority.”
Of course, the only reason impeachment is “not a priority” for Pelosi is because the Democrat leadership fears that the threat of impeachment will galvanize Republican voters to flock to the polls in droves in order to defend President Trump.
Another concern for Democrats is the support of independents, which will be crucial for them to regain the majority on the House in November — and independents don’t particularly like impeachment talk.